"James most of us are struggling in certain points in our lives that doesn't need to bring you down and continue this way of life.Firstly professional psychotherapy is a good solution,I've had a friend with the same struggles and he…"
"Which stories provide the base generic thematic imagery of Asian literature? What are the headwaters from which it all flows? For Western literature it's the Bible and Greek Myth. With that foundation you can understand just about everything…"
Our form of government predates the left/right labels, so how we describe it is skewed from the rest of the world. Republicanism is, of course, a left wing form of government. But, because it's the only one we've ever had,…"
"Essential SF/Fantasy is way easier
Canticle for Leibowitz
Lathe of Heaven
Islands in the Net
Mote in God's Eye
A Million Open Doors etc.
"As a bonus my idea of essential fantasy.
The Hobbit- JRR Tolkien
The Lord of the Rings- JRR Tolkien
A Song of Ice and Fire, the first three books- George RR Martin
Some Conan the Barbarian short stories from Robert E Howard